Building a camera: the plan was simple until it wasn’t

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We built a DIY camera with the Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera using C-mount and CS--mount lenses. The Raspberry Pi is a super tiny computer that is highly programmable. People have used these to program everything from smart mirrors, to portable arcades, to COVID-19 case counters, and even greenhouses. They are tiny boxes that - if you know how to code - can do pretty much anything. Here’s our video showing the challenges for someone without that coding experience.
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Jumper wires:
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3.5 inch touchscreen:
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The Verge
The Verge 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Have you built a custom camera before?
Blinimation Studios
Blinimation Studios 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I'm about to. I'm doing it with 120 film, though, not this.
hillsum JR
hillsum JR 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Nop. But i built a working gaming computer🥰
Ultimate Ultra
Ultimate Ultra 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
@Mr. TechBeast please keep your dignity. Don't ask things from others. Please have some self rest. If you don't have something, be content and humble about it, instead to start asking. I know maybe you were joking. But I am just suggesting, incase.
Sahil Ohe
Sahil Ohe 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
@mickavellian Me
Ariyan DebBarma
Ariyan DebBarma 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
The host :- She's too beautiful...
Billy Xu
Billy Xu 20 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Love Becca!!!!!!
RedMage Gaming
RedMage Gaming 4 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This reminds me of this old adafruit project, Pi Setup | DIY WiFi Raspberry Pi Touchscreen Camera | Adafruit Learning System with a little tweaking it might be the nudge you need in the right direction to get your Becca Cam into a true point and shoot state.
RedMage Gaming
RedMage Gaming 4 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Ehh link died because youtube reasons, but searching pi camera on adafruits projects/tutorials section should bring it right up for anyone interested.
Fast Fest
Fast Fest 7 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Me : Still Want Pi 4 Camera, With Battery
Евгений Барсуков
Евгений Барсуков ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
1:50 its a RUSSIAN CARPET(i am from Russia
FAST TECH ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Little becca little cam
Jyv Ben
Jyv Ben ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
aha, a rpi camera guide, need to look into that
L Lawliet
L Lawliet ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Love your style, love the project, can't wait to make one myself!
Will Rogers
Will Rogers ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This was really impressive considering Becca doesn’t do programming, I may buy one and hack apart an old camera.
Ramujagir Shubham
Ramujagir Shubham ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Can we use it for shooting PApost video.
Bessie Hillum
Bessie Hillum 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I bet every single senior person at The Verge is over thirty and feels old so they have to have these mixed up lot around so as to keep off of anti-depressants. I bet you !
Roberto Brevé
Roberto Brevé 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
"a coding language called python"
Gavin Knight
Gavin Knight 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
There is a graphical user interface for pi cam. Google Picameraapp by Bill Williams. It will help a lot.
sinjisdf1 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Sorry, I just love Becca.
lindalewendling 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
The the terminal is not in python, it is in bash
lindalewendling 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
At least I know that it isn’t python
iPhone iOS 14 iPad Pro
iPhone iOS 14 iPad Pro 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Bhanu Prakash
Bhanu Prakash 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Is it better than iphone 11 camera ?? Which camera sensor is that 12Mp IMX477 ?
peckermeister 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Jeez, stop saying dude, dudes!
magggas0 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
"Hell yeah dude!.. Hell yeah dude!.. Hell yeah dude!.. And that makes you cool!.. (i guess..)
Pranav Choudhary
Pranav Choudhary 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
You should do more challenges like this.
Pranav Choudhary
Pranav Choudhary 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Becca is really great in camera, her videos are different than other reviewers and Dieter is the soul of Verge.
Capture The Burn
Capture The Burn 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Need that f/1.2-1.7 all natural bokeh cream using what ever c-mount lens you like and on the cheap? Becca cam 2.0 is coming - Retro Edition!"
235azrael 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Becca start your own channel please!!! You're too pure for Verge
Jairaj Sahgal
Jairaj Sahgal 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
When you learn to code, you say hello to the world.
Kc Guiang
Kc Guiang 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I simp for becca
playbyan1453 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Ayy that's not bad
Vijay Nagarajan
Vijay Nagarajan 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Any Idea where I can find the Face Mask that Becca is wearing?
Elvis Tam
Elvis Tam 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
so disappointed with the note 20.... was hoping to get the smaller brother but i guess I'll just keep my note 10
Ayush Kumar
Ayush Kumar 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Someone forgot to tell her about loops in python...
Jan Jan
Jan Jan 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
More Linux and raspberry pi in Verge pls
Navam Niles
Navam Niles 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
These projects seem like a lot of fun. More please!
Who's There
Who's There 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Bye Bye The Verge.
schr4nz 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
The easiest/shortcut solution would have been to use python to run a terminal command using something like os.system("insert command here") along with a timestamp variable of the photo name, this way you could have associated the shutter button to the command you manually ran in the terminal via your keyboard.... so it's like typing it in the keyboard but with a different timestamp every time... anyways... better luck next time
Ariyan DebBarma
Ariyan DebBarma 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
The host :- She's too beautiful...
Andrew Davidson
Andrew Davidson 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This is a super impressive first coding project!
Azik Gabulov
Azik Gabulov 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Raspberry Pi actually has a lot of good documentation available on their website. For someone who calls themselves a tech journalist, at least ... Why some people are lazy to the point of going through hours of trial and error instead of reading something for 10 minutes is baffling me.
Garrett Wease
Garrett Wease 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This video is a delight. Hooray for Full Frame and hooray for more Becca vids!
Ramadharsh Vanchinathan
Ramadharsh Vanchinathan 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Rupesa 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
You should have told us the price of that whole thing because I bet almost everyone thinks this is a cheap "camera" AND IT'S NOT!
Vito Shandy Sondratama
Vito Shandy Sondratama 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Ok buds
Robby Harrington
Robby Harrington 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Omgggg enough with the buds and dudes
Animating Alex
Animating Alex 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I desperately wish there were more videos like this! Of trying to turn the HQ Cam into a point and shoot. I desperately want to do that but it seems like no one else is giving it a shot :/
Julkar Reels
Julkar Reels 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Yessss a show about camera on verge.
Leon 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
That was really fun to watch! We need more Becca projects 😊
Owen 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Loved this so much. In answer to your question at the end, what are traditional cameras doing to take on the computational photography (such as night modes and HDR) in phone photography? Thanks for the infectious enthusiasm!
Anant Vyas
Anant Vyas 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
7:14 I thought I was the crazy one, taking pictures on my iPad 😅
Vedraj r.m
Vedraj r.m 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Shes so pretty
PocariPocari 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Yo I absolutely stan Becca. So fresh!
Pranav Choudhary
Pranav Choudhary 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This video is reall way interesting than any of her other verge videos.
Andi Palmer
Andi Palmer 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
More building things videos please! This was awesome!
Leonardo da Silva Sousa
Leonardo da Silva Sousa 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I didn't even read the video title but I clicked it anyway. Reason: Becca! She's awesome
Scott Wallace
Scott Wallace 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This was really cool and well done! Great job Becca, looking forward to seeing the other camera type videos you have in your series.
Anmol Karki
Anmol Karki 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I'm pretty sure you can map the terminal command to your beccam button and run the python script.
Ahmad Ryandi
Ahmad Ryandi 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
wait, is it she or he ??
SIKKY BEATS 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Makes one appreciate what camera manufacturers go through
ramon plutarque
ramon plutarque 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
K Hype
K Hype 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Hahaha - laughs in evil programmer
Seb 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Do I need a static wrist band or one that you get with your cancer donation
Muhammad Hanif - Primary
Muhammad Hanif - Primary 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
at least its not building a
Uzair Mukadam
Uzair Mukadam 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
What about installing android os on the board and then using it
Video .mp4
Video .mp4 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
So first you need a table
Billy Petitt
Billy Petitt 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Good for you! This is awesome. Way to stick with it and the photos look great.
I'm a big sandwich
I'm a big sandwich 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
It seems like this camera lacks an ir cut filter, from all the purple shadows and black cloth being turned int purple in the sunlight. So If you guys want this thing to look as good as possible, I recommend a heliopan ir-uv cut filter to get proper and accurate colors.
Peter Grillet
Peter Grillet 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This was great! Can we get more of the building / creating side of tech - it's way more interesting than a slightly faster phone....
Joshua Talley
Joshua Talley 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
4:17 welcome to coding
Jim Whitaker
Jim Whitaker 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
You are so industrious! I have a couple pi's and love that new camera :-)
Marc Eric Johnson
Marc Eric Johnson 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Jay Devda
Jay Devda 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Hey B you are beautiful.👋🏻
Felipe Baez
Felipe Baez 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
One thing to try would be to write a script that when you hit the shutter button it quits the app and then opens it again. This way it’s easier to take another picture.
Remix 26
Remix 26 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I MF love me a Becca vid
Mikhail Kuznetsov
Mikhail Kuznetsov 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Becca is an amazing combo of fun, interesting content and being unbelievably charming.
Just Being Socially Awkward
Just Being Socially Awkward 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
All I've learned today is that I can take higher resolution photos if I plug a keyboard into my a6000
Techie Mania
Techie Mania 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Techie Mania
Techie Mania 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
J.L. Williams
J.L. Williams 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I'm not sure this person deserves to own a Bolex.
kaushik raghupathruni
kaushik raghupathruni 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Really appreciate this effort. This is coming from a Computer vision Engineer.
Stefanos K27
Stefanos K27 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Hey Becca, you've just passed through all the possible stages of frustration/excitement we devs are facing every day! Welcome to the club, funny video.
Jesse Patterson
Jesse Patterson 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
how DIY is it when it's two pre-built modules that fit into each other and the software is pre built, you don't even have to compile a project. IDK, it's a good entry into that world however, apologies for being weirdly pedantic and insecure.
possums101 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Jesse Patterson it’s DIY in that 99.9% of people just buy their cameras
antzgreen 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Wow this looked so fun! I think I am going to try this project too! (Realistically probably work on this until another project distracts me lol)
VKishan16 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Being a Software Engineer I couldn't stop laughing
ElendX 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I should mention... As an electronic engineer, please don't think that developing camera hardware is as easy as that, maybe the case... From the CMOS sensors required, the noise filters that get the signals from the sensors, the lenses to manipulate the light, that's where the hardware complexity lies. But cool project nontheless ;)
noapparentfunction 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
i felt the genuine excitement for Becca when she finally got to the Hardware part. i love soldering, gluing, assembling, cutting, melting plastic, wiring. HATE downloading scripts, looking up parameters, mysterious errors, Linux not booting. so i totally get it. P.S. you're not the first to bring suspect looking keyboards out on the sidewalk here in NYC so don't feel bad.
Breno Otávio
Breno Otávio 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I loved it
Jordan Fetherolf
Jordan Fetherolf 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Cool camera, bud.
Josh Mogo
Josh Mogo 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
young jimmy neutron, thank you!
Bryanseah234 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
omg i know python HAHAH maybe i should do this
Drew Ayrit
Drew Ayrit 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I like that you show and share your mistakes. Interesting video idea that was well executed.
Pedro Borges
Pedro Borges 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
How much for this?
William Theodore Moningka
William Theodore Moningka 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Becca is such a nerd. I like her.
Jom Gapuz
Jom Gapuz 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
From a pro programmer perspective, man, I can say you nailed it! You are a builder/maker already. And if you got through that scripting/programming but don't have a clue what's gonna happen, you're a genius.
Raju Miah
Raju Miah 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Was it a $2000 camera?
Liger 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This is such fun video and experiment. I want more. Lol I hope you work that Becca cam more i wanna see an update.
Soham Desai
Soham Desai 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Floor gang confirmed
Mapp 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Are you a boy?
Mark Folson
Mark Folson 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Awesome video!
Adriano Bernardes di Cavalcanti Filho
Adriano Bernardes di Cavalcanti Filho 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Cool cam!
Geoff McHarg
Geoff McHarg 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Becca, this is great! I was really impressed by your determined attitude. Way to go. Ignore all the trolls, the biggest step is the first one, and you clearly do that well! Keep up the great videos.
Ravnish Gandhi
Ravnish Gandhi 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This is hella , bud ,dude hilarious ... becca you need your own tech show ! totally made my morning in Australia .
Sam Allinson
Sam Allinson 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Becca is why I subscribed to The Verge
Luis Eduardo Guillén
Luis Eduardo Guillén 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
1jackset1 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Honestly, I did not really like how she would discourage the software part so much.. Python is a great programming language and from such tech channel I would have expected a more professional look to the code as well, instead of giving it a negative look
walruss 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
What's the difference between this and a linux laptop with a webcam?
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